economic expansion in the history of the united states. that would produce $500 billion in revenue. >> reporter: allen opposes any tax increases. >> you ought to start off with what the house passed and then look at ideas like reforming our tax code to make -- close loopholes and more competitive. >> reporter: and allen criticized kain e for this answer about who should pay federal taxes. >> i would be open to a proposal that would have a minimum tax level for anyone but i would insist that the 47% pay higher taxes than mitt romney does. >> reporter: allen replayed -- >> reporter: this is going to be a close race, it's a neck and neck race. >> reporter: in tysons, peck by the fox, 9news now -- peggy fox, 9news now. >> the district will be hosting the inauguration on january 21 cost the reparation for the -- 21st and the preparation started thursday. construction is now officially underway on the platform where the oath of office will be taken four months from today. made you work. >> uh-huh. >> there's evidence right there. >> exactly. >>> so it's going to be a beauty today howard?